DIY Vacuum Tube Prototyping Board

DIY Valve Prototyping BoardBruce Heron was looking to simplify the process of testing and prototyping his Tube designs.  When testing designs, a solder-less breadboard is a fantastic tool, for the hobbyist.  However I have never seen one that was either durable enough or indeed that has the correct connector layout to take a vacuum tube.

What Bruce did then was to layout a wooden board with the required connections for his tubes, a breadboard and other required components.  The board has connectors for inputs an a variable resistor.  Chock blocks are supplied for routing and components.

Bruce seems pleased with his proto-board and suggests a few more components you may consider adding if you chose to roll your own.  More pictures and some further details of the build are available at DIYAudioProjects…

DIY Vacuum Tube Prototyping Board